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Introduction to Human Research Ethics (BETH5208)

This unit of study introduces students to human research ethics in its wider context. It explores the ethical underpinnings of the research endeavour including the justifications for engaging in research and research integrity. The unit also briefly reviews the history of research and the impact of research abuse on human participants.

Classes
Block mode (1.5 days) or online

Assessment
1x1500wd essay (80%); 1x 400wd task (10%); participation in class/online (10%)

Textbooks
All readings are accessed online via elearning.

Additional information
If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.

Co-requisites

GENC5020

Prohibitions

BETH5202

Details

Semester 2a

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sydney Health Ethics
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location

Semester 2a

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sydney Health Ethics
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Professor Ainsley Newson
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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